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Balancing Rental Regulations

By The Landing Team | Sep 1, 2023

In today’s dynamic hospitality landscape, it’s evident that cities around the globe are tightening their grip on short-term rental regulations, seeking to strike a balance between tourism and community well-being. If you’re looking for a way to navigate these regulations while enjoying the benefits of renting out your property, Landing could be the solution you’re seeking.

Rise of Short-Term Rental Regulations

Many cities have witnessed a surge in the popularity of short-term rental platforms. While these platforms offer a convenient way to generate income from your property, they have also sparked debates around issues such as housing affordability, the loss of long-term rental units, and neighborhood disturbances.

As a response to these concerns, numerous cities have taken steps to regulate short-term rentals more closely. These regulations can include:

  • Limiting Rental Periods: Some cities have imposed restrictions on how often a property can be rented out on a short-term basis. This prevents landlords from exclusively offering their property for short stays, thereby preserving the availability of long-term housing.
  • Licensing and Permits: Many cities require hosts to obtain licenses or permits to operate short-term rentals. These permits often come with specific requirements, such as safety inspections, insurance coverage, and adherence to zoning laws.
  • Taxation: Short-term rentals may also be subject to special taxes or fees that differ from those applied to traditional long-term rentals.
  • Occupancy Limits: To prevent overcrowding and excessive noise, cities may enforce occupancy limits on short-term rental properties.
  • Data Sharing: Some cities require short-term rental platforms to share data about listings and hosts, making it easier for local authorities to enforce regulations.

In response to the growing trend of increased short-term rental regulations across various cities, Landing offers a unique solution that can assist property owners in navigating these changes while embracing a more stable and compliant rental model. Our platform has been designed with a focus on mid-to-long term rentals, which can align seamlessly with the shifting regulatory landscape and allow you to continue renting out your property while mitigating potential regulatory challenges.

The Landing Advantage

With our specialization in mid-to-long term rentals, we’ve built a platform that can provide you with several advantages over traditional listing sites:

  • Make More Money: Limit expenses and replace time spent marketing and managing your properties with a long-term, high occupancy model putting more money in your pocket.
  • Increase Occupancy: Landing’s extended stay model delivers 30% higher occupancy than the industry average.
  • Reduce stress with long-term stays: Landing’s model drives stays of 30+ nights with an average stay of 4.5 months—you’ll worry less about frequent turnovers that make your home feel like a hotel.
  • Attract trusted, stable residents: Landing members come to you fully qualified and vetted—having passed credit, background, and criminal checks, offering peace of mind.
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